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Syd's Bagelery & Expresso

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550 N Lake Blvd, Tahoe City, CA 96145
(530) 583-2666
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6:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 6:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Great Stop For A Quick Breakfast

We usually stop by Syd's on our day excursions near Tahoe City. Their coffee and espresso drinks are pretty decent and their Bagels/Bagel Sandwiches are quite tasty. Smoothies are not that good and most of the pastries are decent. Good stop for a quick bite and caffeine fix.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 13, 2015
Donovan72
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Folsom, California
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Folsom, California
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

We usually stop by Syd's on our day excursions near Tahoe City. Their coffee and espresso drinks are pretty decent and their Bagels/Bagel Sandwiches are quite tasty. Smoothies are not that good and most of the pastries are decent. Good stop for a quick bite and caffeine fix.

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Bushey
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22 reviews 22 reviews
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 via mobile

stopped here for a late breakfast/early lunch, had a delicious fresh bagel, and an coffee, very filling and satisfying, albeit slightly pricey, but to be expected for the surrounding location/competition. Free wifi was exceptional!!

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26 reviews 26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

So laid back that it is hard to find someone to take your order and takes longer to make a sandwich. Too many laptoppers taking up the seats, so if nice weather take your coffee and snack and sit outside in the park overlooking the Lake.

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San Francisco, CA
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

I could barely drink my coffee (Americano) and husband did not care for his green tea, but the Salmon Mousse bagel was delicious and my son loved the Mango Tango smoothie. I would definitely go back for the bagels, maybe try just a regular brew coffee. At the end of the day if you are visiting the area and need... More 

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Mauritius
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56 reviews 56 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

Our family stopped by for cappuccinos and ended up having their freshly made sandwiches. Simple and healthy food. 5 star for their sandwiches. Friendly service.

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San Diego, CA
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25 reviews 25 reviews
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

No matter the barista, expressoNo is always excellent. Also, Dave bakes insanely addictive blueberry scones and brownies. You've been warned:-)

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San Jose, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

Great place and great staff. And more importantly, great food. The bagels are fresh and the variety of sandwiches available make me want to come back over and over again. We had the Mama Mia and the Hueavous Rancherous - both were awesome. Smoothies are a hit as well... What really impressed me was the staff. I went on NYs... More 

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Fountain Hills, Arizona
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22 reviews 22 reviews
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

We stopped in after a long walk. Had a delicious salad. Everything is made fresh so there is a little wait. The gals were energetic.

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Englewood, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014 via mobile

My husband and I always go to Syd's when visiting Tahoe. It's where the locals go for their morning coffee, so you know it's good. I drink decaf, and it is as good as any regular I've ever tried. I love the "everything" bagels, and the homemade muffins are also delicious. We've also had really good lunches, with many healthy... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014 via mobile

I asked for half defaf-regular coffe and a bagel with PB. The bagel came out 15 minutes late waited another 10 and still didn't have coffee. Told that decaf was being made .... so after another 10min i asked for just regular coffee. The blond haired young lady, now annoyed by my inability to wait any longer, gave me an... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 550 N Lake Blvd, Tahoe City, CA 96145
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Lake Tahoe (California)  >  Tahoe City
  • Phone Number: (530) 583-2666
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday
6:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday
6:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday
6:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday
6:00 am - 5:00 pm

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